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Employer: University of Minnesota Extension Location: UMN Regional Office in Cloquet, Brainerd, or Grand Rapids, MN. Application deadline: May 29, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: The University of Minnesota Extension is seeking applicants for a full-time Extension Educator - Forest Regeneration. The Forest Regeneration Extension Educator will bring in-depth expertise to assist audiences including community and tribal leaders, public and private forest managers, educators, and nursery growers to obtain and select seed and seedling stock for forest regeneration activities. The position will focus on high public value outcomes including leading new programming on tree seed collection and forest regeneration to promote ecosystem productivity and resilience. The educator will be a member of the UMN Extension Forestry team and collaborate closely with applied research faculty. Together they will identify needs, develop, implement, and evaluate educational programming that supports successful forest regeneration and large-scale collection and distribution of viable tree seed. This will support assisted migration and regeneration stock selection to strengthen Minnesota’s economy and environmental quality...

Employer: University of Minnesota Extension Location: UMN Regional Office in Cloquet, Brainerd, or Grand Rapids, MN. Application deadline: May 29, 2024 Full position description and application instru...

Employer: The Nature Conservancy Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Application deadline: May 16th, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: As the Associate Director of Forest Carbon Stewardship Programs: Natural Climate Solutions, you will direct major components of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota’s Forest Strategy and Stewardship Program. Emphasis will be on building partnerships and fundraising for reforestation on private and tribal lands in Minnesota, overseeing our Family Forest Carbon strategy, and overseeing efforts to increase seedling supply.  You will assist the Forest Strategy and Stewardship Director with aspects of science, government and community relations for the Chapter and works across Business Units on some projects. The position also complements and coordinates with the Associate Director of Forest Programs: Resilience Forestry, and serves as a principle contact to government agencies, and other conservation organizations. You will establish the Conservancy as a major conservation partner for forest resources, define conservation priorities related to forest ecosystems, lead and manage a team which supports and improves conservation efforts, and build strategic, scientific, and technical capacity in the field.  You will develop key partnerships with public & private organizations to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions and best practices. You will develop innovative scientific methods, analyses, tools , and frameworks to address the natural system needs, while engaging community support for local conservation efforts.  You will be able to negotiate complex and innovative solutions with government agencies and landowners to conserve and protect natural communities and develop and implement conservation strategies. Based in Minneapolis, our office overlooks the Mississippi River, is across from Gold Medal Park, and within short distance to bike and pedestrian paths/trails and other conveniences. We provide complimentary, heated underground parking. Other locations in central or southeast Minnesota may be negotiable.  We also offer a hybrid work environment with opportunity to collaborate in person in office and remotely. Frequent travel and occasional evening and weekend hours will be expected. This position may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.

Employer: The Nature Conservancy Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Application deadline: May 16th, 2024 Full position description and application instructions Summary: As the Associate Director of Fore...